FUOYE crisis: Fayemi meets school management

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi has met with the management of the Federal University Oye- Ekiti, over the crisis which led to the death of two students of the institution on September 10.

The Governor at the meeting vowed to get to the root of the incident, with a view to ensuring that such does not reoccur.

Addressing the management of the institution at the Governor’s office Ado- Ekiti,  the Governor stated that the crisis might have resulted from a communication gap between the students and the school management.

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Fayemi who was represented by his Chief of Staff, Hon. Biodun Omoleye said the unfortunate incident was avoidable if the students had channelled their agitation to the school authority who could have taken up the matter and appropriately resolved it.

The Governor, however, condoled with the school management and the families of the two students that were killed.

In his remarks, FUOYE’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Abayomi Fashina said the ugly incident could have been avoided if the students had not regrouped after the initial demonstration in the morning.

“They shouldn’t have regrouped in the afternoon. It happened outside the University. I was still in the office working. The student Union leaders told the  Commissioner of Police that they wanted to do a guided protest,” he said.

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